Dr. Pankaj Vij, MD, FACP, is the author of Turbo Metabolism: 8 Weeks to a New You: Preventing and Reversing Diabetes, Obesity, Heart Disease, and Other Metabolic Diseases by Treating the Causes. As a doctor of internal medicine, he has helped thousands of patients lose weight, manage chronic health conditions, and improve their physical fitness. Board certified in internal medicine and obesity medicine, Dr. Vij has been practicing medicine since 1997. He is a firm believer in the mind-body spirit connection and emphasizes the importance of transforming the mind before transforming the body. He integrates the wisdom of the East with his medical and scientific knowledge. He is a sought-after speaker on health, wellness, nutrition, longevity, fitness and metabolism. He volunteers at a local free clinic and has lead medical missions in Honduras and India. Visit him online at http://www.doctorvij.com.